Resources

At RELEX, we’ve accumulated a great deal of retail expertise from among the ranks of our more than 800 retail planning specialists. Pick our brains by diving into the resources our experts have authored — from blogs and whitepapers to guides, reports, and videos.

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Why Category Management Should Always Start with Behavioral Clustering

This whitepaper explores different clustering approaches, the benefits of using behavioral clustering and tailoring assortment and space with customer demand.

How to Improve Customer-Centricity with In-Store Assortment Collaboration

While category insight data is widely used to aid the production of more customer-focused assortments, many retailers fail to leverage the knowledge of those closest to the customer – the local store staff.

Benefit from Forecast Data in Your Planograms

During my almost seven years working with space planning, I’ve faced almost every question there is to ask around the topic. One, however, seems to come up constantly “Can we use forecast data when making...

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Five Pitfalls to Avoid When Creating Store Clusters

Retailers are looking at their merchandising strategies to cluster stores more precisely in order to understand demand at a more granular level.

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Quick & Easy Store-Specific Planograms: Tailoring Your On-Shelf Inventory to Each Store

Why has store-specific planogram solutions been focusing on optimizing the whole planogram when the most important 20% gives us 80% of the benefit?

RELEX’s approach to space and assortment planning

Combining space and assortment planning with accurate demand forecasts and optimized replenishment has great benefits. In this video, we’ll give an overview of RELEX’s Space & Assortment Solutions.

Seasonal Merchandise Planning: Optimize Your Retail Space Replenishment

There are two major outcomes when it comes to stocking up for a season. Although you might have solved these, the root of the problem can still be apparent.

Which Capabilities to Prioritize When Implementing Merchandising Systems

As a retailer grows and matures, they will inevitably find themselves, at some point, needing to invest in merchandising systems. But which capabilities to prioritize?

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Why Should You Do Planogram Optimization at Store Level

Well-produced planograms increase sales and drive down supply chain costs. This whitepaper makes the case for always optimizing your planograms at store level.

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Balancing Sales and Costs with the Optimum Level of Assortment Differentiation

Finding the optimum balance between centralized and customer-centric assortment differentiation is a critical task. But how this optimum can be arrived?